Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Bere Regis, Dorset, S John Bapt, 6, 17-2-0 (889 kg) in D. Wed 18:30. [website] SY847947
22 NNE Winterborne Kingston, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9-1-19 (479 kg) in G. [website] SY862976
33.3 WNW Milborne St Andrew, Dorset, S Andrew (GF), 6, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. Tue. [website] SY801974
43.4 NNW Winterborne Whitechurch, Dorset, S Mary, 6, 11-0-10 (563 kg) in F♯. Thu (with exceptions). [website] ST836001
53.7 ENE Winterborne Zelston, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 4, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SY898977
64.3 E Morden (Morden East), Dorset, S Mary (GF), 5, 8-1-2 (420 kg) in G. [website] SY916956
74.9 ENE Almer, Dorset, S Mary, 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Unringable Wheels removed. [website] SY913989
85.1 S Wool, Dorset, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 11-0-24 (570 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SY847864
95.5 W Puddletown, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 16-1-18 (834 kg) in E. Thu 18:00. [website] SY758943
105.6 E Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 7-3-14 (400 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] SY935961
115.6 NNW Milton Abbey, Dorset, S Mary, S Michael, S Sampson, & S Branwalader, 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] ST798022
126.2 N Winterborne Stickland, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. [website] ST834046
136.3 NNW Winterborne Houghton, Dorset, S Andrew, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. ST820044
146.4 NE Spetisbury, Dorset, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. Wed. [website] ST909029
156.5 NW Hilton, Dorset, All Saints, 6, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Fri (1st, 3rd). [website] ST781029
166.7 NNE Charlton Marshall, Dorset, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 8-3-9 (449 kg) in G♯. Unringable. [website] ST900040
176.7 SE Wareham, Dorset, Lady S Mary, 10, 17-1-20 (885 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SY924871
187 NE Shapwick, Dorset, S Bartholomew (GF), 5, 7-3-8 (397 kg) in A. Tue. [website] ST936016
197.1 E Lytchett Minster, Dorset, dedication unknown (GF), 6, 9-3-13 (501 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SY960930
207.2 NE Tarrant Crawford, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Ringing prohibited; ropes fall in a straight line; No mains electricity; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. ST922034
217.4 ENE Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 6, 18-0-23 (925 kg) in E♭. Wed 19:00. [website] ST951003
227.6 NE Tarrant Keyneston, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 5, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. [website] ST925040
237.6 NNE Blandford Forum, Dorset, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 19-3-5 (1006 kg) in E♭. [website] ST885063
247.7 NNE Langton Long Blandford, Dorset, All Saints, 3, 3½ cwt (~180 kg) in F. [website] ST898059
257.8 NNE Bryanston, Dorset, S Martin, Bryanston School, 8, 16-3-27 (863 kg) in E♭. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Thu. [website] ST874069
268 SSW Chaldon Herring, Dorset, S Nicholas, 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in C. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5. SY790831
278.1 NNW Turnworth, Dorset, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4. ST821074
288.2 WSW West Stafford, Dorset, S Andrew (GF), 3, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] SY725896
298.3 W Piddlehinton, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 6, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SY715971
308.3 ENE Corfe Mullen, Dorset, S Hubert, 6, 11-3-26 (609 kg) in G. [website] SY976983
318.6 N Durweston, Dorset, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-3-12 (501 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Fri. [website] ST858085
329.2 N Stourpaine, Dorset, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 12-2-4 (637 kg) in G. Sat 17:15. [website] ST860093
339.6 WSW Dorchester, Dorset, S George, Fordington (T), 8, 13-0-27 (673 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. [website] SY698905
349.7 WNW Piddletrenthide, Dorset, All Saints (GF), 6, 19-0-4 (967 kg) in E. [website] ST701007
359.8 NNE Pimperne, Dorset, S Peter, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] ST903094
369.8 SE Church Knowle, Dorset, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. Unringable. [website] SY940819
379.9 NW Mappowder, Dorset, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 12-2-7 (638 kg) in F. PN shared: Buckl'd N'ton(2,3,4);Mappowder(1);Hazelbury Bryan(5). Wed (1st). [website] ST735059
389.9 WSW Dorchester, Dorset, S Peter, 8, 20¾ cwt (~1050 kg) in E. Mon. [website] SY692907
3910.2 NW Hazelbury Bryan, Dorset, S Mary & S James, 6, 15-0-8 (766 kg) in F. PN shared: Buckl'd N'ton(2,3,4);Mappowder(1);Hazelbury Bryan(5). Wed (5th). [website] ST753082
4010.3 NNW Okeford Fitzpaine, Dorset, S Andrew, 6, 10-3-4 (548 kg) in G. Mon 18:00. [website] ST807108
4110.3 ESE Poole, Dorset, S James, 10, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. Fri. [website] SZ008904
4210.5 W Charminster, Dorset, S Mary V (GF), 10, 14-3-8 (753 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SY679927
4310.5 N Shillingstone, Dorset, Holy Rood (GF), 6, 15-2-9 (792 kg) in E. Tue. ST824114
4410.5 SE Corfe Castle, Dorset, S Edward M, 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F. Tue. [website] SY960820
4510.6 E Poole, Dorset, S George, Oakdale (T), 6, 5-3-5 (294 kg) in C. Fri. [website] SZ016930
4610.6 ENE Wimborne Minster, Dorset, S Cuthberga (T), 12, 29-2-20 (1508 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Tue. [website] SZ009999
4711 N Iwerne Courtney, Dorset, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 13-0-10 (665 kg) in G. Tue. [website] ST859124
4811.2 N Child Okeford, Dorset, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in G. Mon. [website] ST835127
4911.3 W Godmanstone, Dorset, Holy Trinity, 4 U/R, 16½ cwt (~840 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] SY665973
5011.4 SW Weymouth, Dorset, S Andrew, Preston (GF), 8, 12-1-9 (626 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SY705829